Russian Diamonds for Conscious Consumers

Jun 8, 2010 1:11 PM ET

Wear Your Commitment Blog

We recently received an inquiry asking our opinion about whether or not we, at C5 company, believe Russian diamonds to be an alternative for conscious consumers.

We posed the question to a few of our friends including Greg Valerio, one of the founders of Cred Jewellery, whose opinions we regard highly.

Here’s the deal….

The issue of diamonds is very complex and no perfect solution exists. Responsible companies are at least trying to provide transparency and traceability. Knowing where the diamond is sourced and where it has been cut and polished is key.

Read our full response about Russian diamonds.